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Families Reading Together Kickoff

November 7, 2015

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Free admission for children presenting a valid library card from any library in Palm Beach County and one accompanying adult.

In partnership with the Palm Beach County Library System, The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens will be hosting the 12th annual “Families Reading Together” initiative kick-off!

Join us for a day to promote children’s literacy. Children in Preschool through 1st grade and their families are encouraged to read this year’s book, Up, Down, and Around written by Katherine Ayres and illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott, available at any Palm Beach County Library System location.Newcomers to the Library System can register for a library card at the Bookmobile “library-on-wheels,” which will be stationed at the entrance of the museum throughout the day.

All Day Free Activities

  • Crafts in Classroom A
  • Great Book Giveaway in the Library
  • Passport to Japan at the Yamato-kan
  • Vegetable Hunt through the Gardens (Pick up booklet on the back terrace)

Other Things to Do

  • Bookmark with Name Written in Japanese from 11:00am–4:00pm in the Yamato-kan Office for a $1 donation (All proceeds go towards Morikami education programs.)
  • Museum Store– $5 off a $25 purchase coupon
  • Cornell Café– A special kids menu for the day

Schedule of Events

10:00am Meet Dewey the Library Owl in the Lobby 20 mins
11:00am Pumpkin Patty Show in the Theater 45 mins
12:00pm Kamishibai Storytelling at the Yamato-kan 25 mins
12:30pm Meet Dewey the Library Owl in the Lobby 20 mins
1:00pm Pumpkin Patty Show in the Theater 45 mins
2:00pm Kamishibai Storytelling at the Yamato-kan 25 mins
2:30pm Meet Dewey the Library Owl in the Lobby 20 mins
3:00pm Pumpkin Patty Show in the Theater 45 mins
3:30pm Kamishibai Storytelling at the Yamato-kan 25 mins

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